What is meant by ‘shaft of beauty’? What is compared to the shaft?

QuestionsWhat is meant by ‘shaft of beauty’? What is compared to the shaft?
shivangi sahu asked 5 months ago

Explain ‘shaft of beauty’ in Henry Cuyler Bunner’s poem ‘The Heart of the Tree’.

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Jayanta Kumar Maity Staff answered 5 months ago

In Henry Bunner’s poem ‘The Heart of the Tree’, the ‘shaft of beauty’ is the trunk of the tree.
 
It is compared to a flagpole that holds the flag-like branches high in the sky.

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